PhD Position in The Plasma Physics and Technology Programme at Risø DTU, Denmark

PhD Position in The Plasma Physics and Technology Programme

Course(s) Offered: Sciences
Course Level: Graduate (PhD)
Provider: Sino Danish Center for Education and Research, SDC,
Country to Study in: Denmark

Scholarship Description
Denmark Technical University (DTU) announces a PhD Position in the field of plasma Physics and Technology at Denmark Technical University, Denmark.

The plasma edge is the most important field of research towards a working fusion power plant. Characterizing the transport of heat, particles and momentum from the plasma towards the plasma facing material surfaces is important as the large energy fluxes pose extreme challenges to the materials used. Moreover the most important operational regime for a fusion power plant, the so-called H-mode, is based on a transport barrier established in the plasma edge, the understanding of which is still in its infancy.

The successful applicant is expected to spend significant time at the super conducting fusion experiment EAST and to actively participate in the experimental campaigns.

Candidates should have a master’s degree in engineering or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to the master’s degree.

Experience with wind energy or aerodynamics, as well as good communication skills are considered advantageous for obtaining the position.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country may apply

Participating Institutions
Sino Danish Center for Education and Research (SDC), Denmark Technical University, Denmark

Fields of study
PhD level research in the field of Plasma Physics and Technology - Investigations of Edge Turbulence in the Tokamak EAST by Probe Measurements and Numerical Modelling.

Number of awards
Not specified

Sponsorship duration
Inquire from the provider/sponsor

Scholarship benefits
You will need to inquire from the provider/sponsor

Method of Application
You must be eligible to apply.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this doctoral scholarship award.

The closing date for submission of all applications is 29th of August 2011

For almost two centuries DTU, Technical University of Denmark, has been dedicated to fulfilling the vision of H.C. Ørsted – the father of electromagnetism – who founded the university in 1829 to develop and create value using the natural sciences and the technical sciences to benefit society.

Today, DTU is ranked as one of the foremost technical universities in Europe, continues to set new records in the number of publications, and persistently increase and develop our partnerships with industry, and assignments accomplished by DTU’s public sector consultancy.

Application Deadline: 29 August 2011
Open for International Students: Yes

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in Denmark for International Students

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